Best 9 to 10 Inch Tablets

Below you will find our picks and reviews for the best 9-inch to 10-inch tablets including models with Android, iOS, and Windows operating systems. At the bottom of this article we also provide a spec comparison chart to you can easily compare one tablet versus another.

If you are looking for a tablet with a bigger display than those of the 7 and 8 inch versions, then those with 9 to 10 inch screens might be perfect for you. These models handle all the same tasks like browsing the web, playing games, using apps, and consuming media, but make it a much more enjoyable viewing experience without straining your eyes. These larger varieties also make working on a tablet much easier as well. There are also even larger tablets available if interested.

Some of the disadvantages compared to the smaller devices include: more expensive, heavier to hold for long periods of time, and not quite as portable – although still more portable than a laptop.

Prices for the larger tablets range from about $175 up to $700. Buyers should note that the prices we list are for the cheapest option of that model available – you will have to pay more for things like more storage or cellular 4G data. Again there is a lot of options depending on if you want a cheap budget tablet or want one with a beautiful display and top-tier performance. One spec you might really look for is pixels per inch, or PPI, which tells how good your display will look – the higher the better.


9.4
#1)

Apple iPad Pro 9.7

Estimated Price: $599.99
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 9.7, 2048 x 1536, 264
Weight, Size (in): 0.98 lbs, 9.4 x 6.7 x 0.29
Operating System: iOS 9.3
Processor, RAM: Apple A9X Dual-core 2.16 GHz, 2 GB
Internal Storage: 32 GB, 128 GB or 256 GB
Expandable Storage: No
Average Battery Life*: 11.4 hrs

Starting at $599.99, the Apple iPad Pro 9.7 is the best iPad yet. It combines long battery life with a beautiful 9.7-inch display with 264 ppi and smooth, quick performance all in a device that weighs less than 1 pound and .29 inches thick.

It has the same processor as the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, but only has 2 GB of RAM versus 4 GB. It also has a much better camera. The only real drawback of the iPad Pro 9.7 is the price since there are cheaper options available including the new for 2017 iPad 9.7.


9.3
#2)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Estimated Price: $594.94
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 9.7, 2048 x 1536, 264
Weight, Size (in): 0.95 lbs, 9.34 x 6.65 x 0.24
Operating System: Android 7.0
Processor, RAM: Snapdragon 2.2GHz, 4 GB
Internal Storage: 32 GB
Expandable Storage: microSD up to 256 GB
Average Battery Life*: 11.5 hrs

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is our pick for the best Android 10 inch tablet. This super thin and light device sells for about $595. The Galaxy Tab S3 has a simply stunning HDR capable AMOLED screen, a capable S Pen stylus, and pretty good quad speakers. Watching videos on this unit is simply a pure joy. It also has improved battery life over the Galaxy Tab S2.


9.2
#3)

Google Pixel C

Estimated Price: $599
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 10.2, 2560 x 1800, 308
Weight, Size (in): 1.1 lbs, 9.5 x 7.1 x 0.27
Operating System: Android 7.1.1
Processor, RAM: Tegra X-1 Quad-Core 1.9 GHz, 3 GB
Internal Storage: 32 or 64 GB
Expandable Storage: No
Average Battery Life*: 11.7 hrs

The $599 Google Pixel C is another contender in the increasingly crowded market for best 10 inch tablet. The Pixel C has a 10.2-inch display with 308 ppi which is the most pixels per inch of any 10 inch tablet. The capable hardware gives it plenty of performance. The downsides include no microSD slot, no 4G data option, and the keyboard option is expensive.


9.2
#4)

Apple iPad 9.7 2017

Estimated Price: $329.99
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 9.7, 2048 x 1536, 264
Weight, Size (in): 1.05 lbs, 9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3
Operating System: iOS 10.3
Processor, RAM: Apple A9 Dual-core 1.84 GHz, 2 GB
Internal Storage: 32 GB or 128 GB
Expandable Storage: No
Average Battery Life*: 10 hrs

An iPad for about $320? Yes, Apple debuted the new Apple iPad 9.7 in 2017 with a price of just over $300. This makes it an incredible bargain compared to other iPads and Android devices. There are only a few differences between this new version and the iPad Air 2. The performance is slightly improved over the iPad Air 2 and it is slightly bulkier. Most other specs are the same.

Overall if you are looking for a great value deal in a a 10 inch tablet then the iPad 9.7 is for you.


9.1
#5)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7

Estimated Price: $497.99
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 9.7, 2048 x 1536, 264
Weight, Size (in): 0.85 lbs, 9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22
Operating System: Android 5.0
Processor, RAM: Exynos 7 Octacore, 3 GB
Internal Storage: 32 or 64 GB
Expandable Storage: microSD up to 128 GB
Average Battery Life*: 7.7 hrs

Although older than the new Galaxy Tab S3, the $500 Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 is the thinnest and lightest 10-inch tablet you can buy and still ranks really high on our list. It has a brilliantly beautiful AMOLED display which also happens to be the brightest one available. The performance is outstanding, however, the one main drawback is its battery life that averages under 8 hours.


9.1
#6)

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Estimated Price: $599.98
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 10.1, 2560 x 1600, 299
Weight, Size (in): 0.86 lbs, 10 x 6.57 x 0.24
Operating System: Android 5.0
Processor, RAM: Snapdragon 810 Octacore, 3 GB
Internal Storage: 32 GB
Expandable Storage: microSD up to 128 GB
Average Battery Life*: 13.3 hrs

While not as well known, the the $599.98 Sony Xperia Z4 can compete with any other slate and is a solid choice for Android tablets. It has a stunning 10.1-inch display with 299 ppi and it is waterproof. Sony claims over 15 hours of battery life, but some real-world tests have come in around 8 hours and under. For just doing basic tasks like browsing the web the battery life does seem to be over 13 hours, but for more CPU intensive programs like games the battery life is much less.


9
#7)

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

Estimated Price: $429.99
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 10.1, 2560 x 1600, 302
Weight, Size (in): 1.47 lbs, 9.7 x 7.1 x 0.4
Operating System: Android 6
Processor, RAM: Atom Quad-Core 2.4GHz, 4 GB
Internal Storage: 64 GB
Expandable Storage: microSD up to 128 GB
Average Battery Life*: 14.9 hrs

The Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro packs a lot of great features into a 10-inch device that costs about $430. Maybe the most impressive feature is the long battery life of about 15 hours on average. The performance is also plenty fast with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.

This Yoga’s most interesting feature, however, is the pico projector built into the cylindrical spine. The projector won’t wow you, but is still an excellent addition that you don’t find on any other tablets. The screen also is quite bright and sharp at 10.1 inches and 302 ppi. One downside is that it is a bit heavier than other models at 1.47 pounds.


8.9
#8)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-P580

Estimated Price: $341.03
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 10.1, 1920 x 1200, 224
Weight, Size (in): 1.22 lbs, 10 x 6.5 x 0.32
Operating System: Android 6
Processor, RAM: Exynos 7870 Octa-core 1.6GHz, 3 GB
Internal Storage: 16 GB
Expandable Storage: microSD up to 256 GB
Average Battery Life*: 14.5 hrs

If you want a cheaper Samsung 10-inch tablet then the $340 then the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-P580 is for you. The components are not as good as other Samsung devices on this list, although the performance is still adequate for most everything. One advantage it does have is long battery life. At 14.5 hours on average in real world mixed-use tests the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 will last nearly twice as long as the Galaxy Tab S2. You also get an S Pen stylus with this device.


8.9
#9)

Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M

Estimated Price: $299
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 9.7, 2048 x 1536, 266
Weight, Size (in): 0.95 lbs, 9.5 x 6.5 x 0.27
Operating System: Android 6
Processor, RAM: MediaTek Hexa-core, 4 GB
Internal Storage: 32 or 64 GB
Expandable Storage: microSD up to 256 GB
Average Battery Life*: 10.2 hrs

With a price of $299 the Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M is the best 10-inch tablet under $300. Watching videos is a joy on its clear 9.7-inch display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels and 266 ppi. The performance is decent, although large games can take a while to load. The Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M also has a fingerprint scanner for extra security that you don’t find on other models in this price range.

Overall the Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M is a great choice for anyone looking for an affordable 10-inch tablet.


8.8
#10)

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus

Estimated Price: $299
Display Size (in), Resolution, PPI: 10.1, 2560 x 1600, 299
Weight, Size (in): 1.4 lbs, 9.72 x 7.05 x 0.18
Operating System: Android 6
Processor, RAM: Snapdragon 652 Octacore, 3 GB
Internal Storage: 32 GB
Expandable Storage: microSD up to 256 GB
Average Battery Life*: 15.6 hrs

The longest battery life in any 9 to 10 inch tablet can be found on the $299 Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus at 15.6 hours on average or even longer for less intensive apps. The performance is also really good for a unit of this price.

The Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus has a 2K screen with 299 ppi. It also has the cylindrical spine with kickstand, but it does not have the pico projector like the Yoga Tab 3 Pro.

Overall this is another great choice for anyone looking for a cheap 10-inch tablet with extremely long battery life.


9 to 10 Inch Tablet Comparison Chart

Tablet Rating Price Weight Height Width Depth Display
Size
Display Resolution PPI
(Pixels Per Inch)
Operating
System
Processor RAM Internal
Storage
Expandable
Memory Storage
USB Input Computer
Connector
Fingerprint
Scanner
Speakers Microphone Headphone Jack Wi-Fi Bluetooth Mobile Data GPS Rear-Facing Camera Front Facing Camera Video Recording Accelerometer Gyroscope Ambient Light Sensor Compass Other Feature Claimed Battery Life
(mixed use)
Average
Battery Life*
Apple iPad Pro 9.7 9.4 $599.99 0.98 lbs 9.4″ 6.7″ 0.29″ 9.7″ 2048 x 1536 264 iOS 9.3 Apple A9X Dual-core 2.16 GHz 2 GB 32 GB, 128 GB or 256 GB No Lightning to USB Connector Lightning to USB Connector Yes Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac v4.2, A2DP, EDR 4G LTE available Yes, w/ A-GPS, GLONASS (Cellular model only) 12 MP 5 MP 2160p @ 30 FPS Yes Yes Yes Yes 10 hrs 11.4 hrs
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.3 $594.94 0.95 lbs 9.34″ 6.65″ 0.24″ 9.7″ 2048 x 1536 264 Android 7.0 Snapdragon 2.2GHz 4 GB 32 GB microSD up to 256 GB USB 3.1 Type-C USB 3.1 Type-C Yes Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac v4.2, A2DP, LE 4G LTE available Yes, w/ A-GPS, GLONASS 13 MP 5 MP 2160p @ 30 FPS Yes Yes Yes Yes S Pen Stylus 12 hrs 11.5 hrs
Google Pixel C 9.2 $599.00 1.1 lbs 9.5″ 7.1″ 0.27″ 10.2″ 2560 x 1800 308 Android 7.1.1 Tegra X-1 Quad-Core 1.9 GHz 3 GB 32 or 64 GB No USB Type C USB Type C No Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 4.1, A2DP No No 8 MP 2 MP 1080p @ 30 FPS Yes Yes Yes Yes 10 hrs 11.7 hrs
Apple iPad 9.7 2017 9.2 $329.99 1.05 lbs 9.45″ 6.67″ 0.3″ 9.7″ 2048 x 1536 264 iOS 10.3 Apple A9 Dual-core 1.84 GHz 2 GB 32 GB or 128 GB No No Proprietary Lightning Connector Yes Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE 4G LTE available Yes, w/ A-GPS, GLONASS (Cellular model only) 8 MP 1.2 MP 1080p @ 30 FPS Yes Yes Yes Yes 10 hrs 10 hrs
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 9.1 $497.99 0.85 lbs 9.34″ 6.65″ 0.22″ 9.7″ 2048 x 1536 264 Android 5.0 Exynos 7 Octacore – 4 1.9GHz & 4 1.3GHz 3 GB 32 or 64 GB microSD up to 128 GB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band v4.1, A2DP, LE 4G LTE available Yes w/ Glonass & A-GPS 8 MP 2.1 MP 1440p @ 30 FPS Yes Yes Yes Yes 7.5 hrs 7.7 hrs
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet 9.1 $599.98 0.86 lbs 10″ 6.57″ 0.24″ 10.1″ 2560 x 1600 299 Android 5.0 Snapdragon 810 Quad-core 1.5 GHz & Quad-core 2 GHz 3 GB 32 GB microSD up to 128 GB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0 No Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band v4.1, LE 4G LTE available Yes, w/ A-GPS, GLONASS 8.1 MP 5.1 MP 1080p Yes Yes Yes Yes IP68 certified (dust/water proof) 15 hrs 13.3 hrs
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro 9.0 $429.99 1.47 lbs 9.7″ 7.1″ 0.4″ 10.1″ 2560 x 1600 302 Android 6 Atom Quad-Core 2.4GHz 4 GB 64 GB microSD up to 128 GB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0 No Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac v4.0, A2DP No Yes, w/ A-GPS, GLONASS 13 MP 5 MP 1080p @ 30 FPS Yes No Yes Yes Swivel Projector 15 hrs 14.9 hrs
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-P580 8.9 $341.03 1.22 lbs 10″ 6.5″ 0.32″ 10.1″ 1920 x 1200 224 Android 6 Exynos 7870 Octa-core 1.6GHz 3 GB 16 GB microSD up to 256 GB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0 No Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac v4.2, A2DP, LE 4G LTE available Yes, w/ A-GPS, GLONASS 8 MP 2 MP 1080p @ 30 FPS Yes No Yes No S Pen Stylus 13 hrs 14.5 hrs
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Z500M 8.9 $299.00 0.95 lbs 9.5″ 6.5″ 0.27″ 9.7″ 2048 x 1536 266 Android 6 MediaTek Hexa-core (2×2.1GHz & 4×1.7GHz) 4 GB 32 or 64 GB microSD up to 256 GB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac v4.2, A2DP, LE No Yes, w/ GLONASS 8 MP 5 MP 1080p @ 30 FPS Yes Yes Yes Yes 10 hrs 10.2 hrs
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus 8.8 $299.00 1.4 lbs 9.72″ 7.05″ 0.18″ 10.1″ 2560 x 1600 299 Android 6 Snapdragon 652 Octacore (4×1.8GHz, 4×1.4GHz) 3 GB 32 GB microSD up to 256 GB USB Type C USB Type C No Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac v4.0, A2DP No Yes, w/ A-GPS, GLONASS 13 MP 5 MP 1080p @ 30 FPS Yes No Yes Yes 18 hrs 15.5 hrs
LG G Pad X II 8.8 $279.89 1.12 lbs 10.09″ 6.61″ 0.31″ 10.1″ 1920 x 1200 224 Android 6 Snapdragon 617 Octa-Core 1.5GHz 2 GB 16 GB microSD up to 256 GB USB Type C USB Type C No Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac v4.2 4G LTE available Yes, w/ A-GPS 5 MP 5 MP 1080p Yes No Yes No 10 hrs 10.7 hrs
Asus Transformer Mini T102 8.7 $363.00 1.74 (1.2 w/o keyboard) lbs 10.2″ 6.7″ 0.5″ 10.1″ 1280 x 800 149 Windows 10 Atom Quad-Core 4 GB 128 GB microSD up to 256 GB 1 Type A USB 3.0, 1 Micro USB 1 Type A USB 3.0, 1 Micro USB Yes Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac v4.1 No NA 2 MP NA Detachable Keyboard, Stylus 11 hrs 10.4 hrs
Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6 8.7 $197.99 1.08 lbs 9.5″ 5.9″ 0.38″ 9.6″ 1280 x 800 157 Android 5.1 Quad-core 1.2 GHz 1.5 GB 8 or 16 GB microSD up to 256 GB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0 No Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n v4.2, A2DP Available Yes, w/ A-GPS, GLONASS 5 MP 2 MP 720p @ 30 FPS Yes No Yes No 12 hrs 13.6 hrs
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 10 8.6 $183.60 1.12 lbs 9.72″ 6.73″ 0.35″ 10.1″ 1280 x 800 149 Android 5.1 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.3GHz 1 GB 16 GB microSD up to 128 GB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0 No Yes Yes Yes 802.11 b/g/n v4.0 No Yes, w/ A-GPS, GLONASS 8 MP Yes Yes No Yes No Swivel Camera 18 hrs 18.9 hrs
Asus ZenPad 10.0 Z300M 8.6 $159.00 1.08 lbs 9.91″ 6.77″ 0.31″ 10.1″ 1280 x 800 149 Android 6.0 MediaTek MT8163 Quad-core 1.5GHz 2 GB 16 or 64 GB microSD up to 256 GB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0 No Yes Yes Yes 802.11 a/b/g/n v4.0 No Yes, w/ GLONASS 5 MP 2 MP Yes Yes No Yes Yes 11 hrs 11.5 hrs


* Average Battery Life is determined by averaging numerous real-world battery life tests conducted by different websites and/or organizations.


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